Administrator takes new position at Elmwood

GREEN SPRINGS – Due to the anticipated opening of Elmwood of Fremont’s Skilled Nursing and Memory-Care addition in 2014, Elmwood Communities owner and CEO Kathy Hunt has promoted Elmwood Healthcare Center’s Skilled Nursing Administrator Jean Smith to the new position of regional director of skilled nursing facilities.

Smith is to oversee the day-to-day operations of Elmwood skilled nursing facilities, including managing the administrative duties related to the opening of Fremont’s facility. Fremont’s addition is under construction and is scheduled to open in the spring.

Smith was hired in 2002 to be director of foundation and marketing for St. Francis Healthcare Centre in Green Springs. In 2005, she became the licensed administrator for St. Francis’ skilled nursing facility.

Since Elmwood’s acquisition of the St. Francis Healthcare Campus in 2009, Smith has continued to oversee the 120-bed skilled nursing facility on the west campus, now known as Elmwood at The Springs.

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